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That would work, but I'm using tortoisecvs as my frontend, and the option is most likely burried in there somewhere. Problem is, that some on our less savvy user would probably be turned away if they had to use different options... Regards Marts ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> Newsgroups: support.cvsnt To: <cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook> Sent: Friday, February 27, 2004 4:08 AM Subject: Re: [cvsnt] Watched binary files idiosyncrasy > Martin Cole wrote: > > There is feature about the way cvs(nt) deals with watched binary's that negatively affects the way I use cvs and labview. > > > > When I request edit permissions on watched labview files (binaries) cvs makes a copy of the files in the ./cvs/base/ directory, with the exact same name, presumably to determine if the file has changed. > > > > Well the problem is that labview searches for files as it loads them, and in some dumb fashion it sometimes manages to find the files in the base directory and hence forth (after commit and unedit) it is not possible to get stuff compiled without some annoying dialogs popping up. Everything still manages to work, but it ends up searching for the files each and every time after. > > > > Is there any possibility of prefixing the files in the base directory with a "~" or something ? > > > You could use edit -z to compress them... that'll put .gz on the end of > the filename. > > Tony > _______________________________________________ > cvsnt mailing list > cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs > >